Taking Your Pet To The Pet Food Store
More and more people are allowing their pets to become a larger part of their lives. Many people that own pet food stores have come to realize that, much like kids can influence a small part of the weekly shopping budget with impulse purchases, so too can pets influence their owners' buying habits when the pets are in the pet food store with their owner. It may seem very odd but marketing to pets is not new and has proven to be effective.
I am not suggesting that commercials are being written and produced solely with the pet in mind, but it has been suggested that pets do pay attention to certain sounds and sights that they hear and see on the television and in some small way this influences a pet's behavior. If a pet sees something on television and then sees it in the pet food store, and then their owner tries it and the pet likes it, then the pet very well may suggest that the product in the pet food store be bought again.
Usually, though, pet products are catered to what a pet owner thinks is attractive and might take the cues from its owner as to what is a good thing or not.
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While it may seem like a great idea on the surface, it may be something you want to give some thought to before you actually do it. For some pet owners, there aren't enough paper towels in the world to get them to take their pets shopping while other owners welcome the chance to show off their prized pet. Sometimes discretion should be the better part of valor and if you are given the choice you may want to leave Fido at home.
However, if your pet is well trained and on a leash, then you and your pets will be fine in a pet food store. Most dogs, for example, are far better behaved than human children. Sadly, for the most part, you can't put your kids on a leash when in a pet food store. If you can take your dog, cat or ferret out for a daily walk and nothing bad happens, then the pet is ready for the pet food store.
It is your responsibility as a pet owner to be sure your pet is well behaved before going out into public settings. It's too bad that we can't get our kids to act half as good as our pets when out in public.